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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/03/2019.

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Senior Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 415-AK19-093ND

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Health & Social Care
Ilfracombe and Braunton
£17,787 - £20,448 per annum pro rata

Due to development of the service we are looking for a band 3 clinical support worker higher level that is enthusiastic and committed and with excellent communication skills to work within the Ilfracombe and Braunton Community Nursing team.

The successful candidate will ensure patients are cared for safely in their own home or other appropriate community settings ensuring patients are supported and enabled in maintaining independence. If you have experience or an active interest in community nursing then we have exciting community nursing opportunities within our day team service that operates 9am to 5pm seven days a week.

The successful applicant must show they are able to work independently as this role is visiting patients in their own homes to carry out procedures such as wound care or phlebotomy but also working within a team giving holistic care to our caseload.

They will also be required to work within the newly established leg ulcer clinics.

Closing date: 18/03/2019

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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